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Nottingham Post
Jeremy Corbyn in Nottingham: 'The Tories' austerity is political choice not an economic necessity'The MP was speaking at the Labour Local Government Conference at the East Midla
Jeremy Corbyn in Nottingham: 'The Tories' austerity is political choice not an economic necessity'
Nottingham Post / Posted 7 hours ago
The MP was speaking at the Labour Local Government Conference at the East Midlands Conference Centre ahead pf this year's local elections. "Our message in the local government campaign is clear: Labour is standing up for you and a Labour council is... Read more
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Gazette
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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This is West Country
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
This is West Country / Posted 8 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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guardian-series
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
guardian-series / Posted 10 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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Harrow Times
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Harrow Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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Bolton News
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Bolton News / Posted 10 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under LabourLabour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation"
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 11 hours ago
Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services, putting them back under the control of town halls, Jeremy Corbyn will declare. The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for... Read more
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walesonline
Lib Dems blast Labour for not taking action earlier to protect steel industryWarning signs have been flashing over the steel industry for years but Labour h
Lib Dems blast Labour for not taking action earlier to protect steel industry
walesonline / Posted 13 hours ago
Warning signs have been flashing over the steel industry for years but Labour has failed to take action, Liberal Democrat AM Eluned Parrott claimed as she kicked off the party’s conference in Cardiff. She is adamant that action could have been taken... Read more
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Times of Malta
PN government will change judiciary appointments system - BusuttilA future Nationalist government will appoint members to the judiciary based on
PN government will change judiciary appointments system - Busuttil
Times of Malta / Posted 13 hours ago
A future Nationalist government will appoint members to the judiciary based on the Bonello commission recommendations, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil said this morning. While the Prime Minister and the Justice Minister are making a mockery even in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour Jeremy Corbyn will say he wants councils to become 'public entrepreneurs' La
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
Jeremy Corbyn will say he wants councils to become 'public entrepreneurs' Labour will support councils to reverse a generation of "forced privatisation" of local services,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour « Shropshire StarThe Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for public ow
Jeremy Corbyn backing councils to be 'public entrepreneurs' under Labour « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 23 hours ago
The Labour leader will put his anti-austerity message and support for public ownership at the centre of the party's campaign for May's local elections in England. A series of elections in May, including to the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny rules out deals with independent TDs to secure power The Taoiseach said his preferred outcome was the return of a Fine Gael-Labour
Enda Kenny rules out deals with independent TDs to secure power
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The Taoiseach said his preferred outcome was the return of a Fine Gael-Labour coalition Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a deal with any independent TDs in order to secure... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Enda Kenny: No deals with independent TDs to secure power The Taoiseach said his preferred outcome was the return of a Fine Gael-Labour
Enda Kenny: No deals with independent TDs to secure power
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The Taoiseach said his preferred outcome was the return of a Fine Gael-Labour coalition Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a deal with any independent TDs in order to secure power. Singling... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A brief history of Waitangi DayMaori warriors paddling the 117 foot waka, Nga Toki Matawhaorua in 1974. The T
A brief history of Waitangi Day
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Maori warriors paddling the 117 foot waka, Nga Toki Matawhaorua in 1974. The Treaty of Waitangi is considered New Zealand's founding document, an agreement between the Crown and Maori, the country's indigenous people. It was signed on February 6,... Read more
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walesonline
These are the Welsh Tory MPs who want to leave the EU - and whyWith a vote reportedly pencilled in for June 23, the divide in the party runs f
These are the Welsh Tory MPs who want to leave the EU - and why
walesonline / Posted yesterday
With a vote reportedly pencilled in for June 23, the divide in the party runs from the grassroots to the cabinet. We have identified three Welsh Conservative MPs who have already decided to vote to leave, three who have yet to state which side they... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South AfricaThis was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabi
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South Africa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
This was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain in a speech at Swansea University Thursday night. “Can the ANC reclaim (Nelson) Mandela’s vision of the rainbow nation? Perhaps we all expected... Read more
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Namibia Economist
An interview with Sadiq KhanLabour’s candidate for London’s mayoralty discusses his plans for the capital
An interview with Sadiq Khan
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
Labour’s candidate for London’s mayoralty discusses his plans for the capital THE two incumbents of London’s mayoralty, created in 2000, have both been colourful and independent-minded individuals. Ken Livingstone was so far from New Labour’s... Read more
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walesonline
Anti-apartheid activist Hain warns of 'cancerous' corruption in South AfricaVeteran anti-apartheid activist and former Welsh Secretary Lord Hain has descri
Anti-apartheid activist Hain warns of 'cancerous' corruption in South Africa
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
Veteran anti-apartheid activist and former Welsh Secretary Lord Hain has described his fears for a South Africa where the legacy of Nelson Mandela is threatened by “cancerous” corruption and inequality. The former Neath MP was among the foremost... Read more
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The New Statesman
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-SemitismTwenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone d
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-Semitism
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
Twenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone down upon the world, consigning apartheid to history. But since then South Africa has gone from hero to zero. Criticism is everywhere. The country’s media castigate... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tourists are bringing potentially deadly mobile phone STUN GUNS back to the UKThe 'phone' can be seen firing an electric shock from the top as a button is pr
Tourists are bringing potentially deadly mobile phone STUN GUNS back to the UK
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The 'phone' can be seen firing an electric shock from the top as a button is pressed on the side. Alongside the short clip, the organisation said: "Brought one of these back from holiday? Be aware they are # IllegalWeapons in the UK." The devices,... Read more
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Times of Malta
Green watchdog chief expects short honeymoonVictor Axiak, who started heading the new environment watchdog, will seek a lon
Green watchdog chief expects short honeymoon
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Victor Axiak, who started heading the new environment watchdog, will seek a long term vision for the authority that transcends electoral cycles. He told the Times of Malta the biggest challenge was to impress the point that the environment was “a... Read more
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walesonline
Leanne Wood challenged to rule out post-election deal 'propping up' LabourThe Conservatives have challenged Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood to definitivel
Leanne Wood challenged to rule out post-election deal 'propping up' Labour
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
The Conservatives have challenged Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood to definitively rule out “propping up” Labour if Carwyn Jones’ party fails to win a majority in the May Assembly elections. Deputy Welsh Conservative leader Paul Davies accused the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Taoiseach announces general election date in tweet Enda Kenny makes his announcement in Dublin yesterday The opening shots have
Taoiseach announces general election date in tweet
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Enda Kenny makes his announcement in Dublin yesterday The opening shots have been fired in what will be one of the Republic's shortest ever general election campaigns. Taoiseach Enda Kenny has... Read more
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Northern Echo
Review to tackle 'holiday hunger' where children don't get enough food during school holidaysNow Durham County Council has ordered a review of the issue, with the aim of un
Review to tackle 'holiday hunger' where children don't get enough food during school holidays
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Now Durham County Council has ordered a review of the issue, with the aim of understanding more about the problem and increasing take-up of free school meals. Nearly half (42 per cent) of County Durham’s population live in the most deprived third of... Read more
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Northern Echo
Review to tackle 'holiday hunger'Now Durham County Council has ordered a review of the issue, with the aim of un
Review to tackle 'holiday hunger'
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Now Durham County Council has ordered a review of the issue, with the aim of understanding more about the problem and increasing take-up of free school meals. Nearly half (42 per cent) of County Durham’s population live in the most deprived third of... Read more
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International Business Times
Manuel Cortes: TSSA Union chief talks Night Tube dispute and Sadiq Khan The Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA) is probably best known in the
Manuel Cortes: TSSA Union chief talks Night Tube dispute and Sadiq Khan
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA) is probably best known in the UK at the moment for being one of the four rail unions involved in the Night Tube dispute. Manuel Cortes, the organisation's general secretary, told IBTimes UK that he... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why this establishment stitch-up could yet help the Eurosceptic causeYet none of this should have come as a surprise. Elites always behave in this w
Why this establishment stitch-up could yet help the Eurosceptic cause
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Yet none of this should have come as a surprise. Elites always behave in this way. True to form, they have picked the status quo and hugged the dissenters so closely that they have, after much soul-searching and careful consideration of their career... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Twelve Questions: Dame Claudia OrangeAlmost 30 years after her book The Treaty of Waitangi became the definitive ref
Twelve Questions: Dame Claudia Orange
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Almost 30 years after her book The Treaty of Waitangi became the definitive reference on our nation’s founding document, Dame Claudia Orange is part of a team telling the story of the Treaty at the Museum of Waitangi opening this weekend. Historian... Read more
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The New Statesman
PMQs review: Jeremy Corbyn unsettles David Cameron on cancer careDavid Cameron arrived at today's PMQs bearing the scars of the worst headlines
PMQs review: Jeremy Corbyn unsettles David Cameron on cancer care
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
David Cameron arrived at today's PMQs bearing the scars of the worst headlines he has attracted for some years. But with a statement on his parlous EU renegotiation to follow, both Jeremy Corbyn and Tory MPs chose to keep their powder dry. The Labour... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Joan Burton urges public to re-elect current coalition 'we inherited a ruin and we rebuilt it' | Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 11:31...
Joan Burton urges public to re-elect current coalition 'we inherited a ruin and we rebuilt it'
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 11:31... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Kiwirail to Use Rubber Bridge to Replace Iron Bridge Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:58 pmPress Release: New Zealand First Party 3 F
Kiwirail to Use Rubber Bridge to Replace Iron Bridge
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 12:58 pmPress Release: New Zealand First Party 3 FEBRUARY 2016 Across Cook StraitIn another more bizarre twist to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland on loop of Govt inactionCity will at least have faster rail for unhoused people. In the aftermath of M
Auckland on loop of Govt inaction
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
City will at least have faster rail for unhoused people. In the aftermath of Mr Key's concession, there was much praise for retiring mayor Len Brown. Illustration / Peter Bromhead John Key's City Rail Link "dance of the seven veils" almost breached... Read more
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walesonline
Campaigners against problems associated with student accommodation in Swansea have welcomed new rules over Houses of Multiple Occupation New council powers to clamp down on partying students in SwanseaOn a visit to Swansea, Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant announced
Campaigners against problems associated with student accommodation in Swansea have welcomed new rules over Houses of Multiple Occupation New council powers to clamp down on partying students in Swansea
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
On a visit to Swansea, Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant announced that from February 25 this year, Swansea and other councils in would have the power require landlords to seek planning consent for the conversion of a private dwelling... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
An expensive fix which has little purposeThe Labour Party has made the first delivery on its promise to produce bold new
An expensive fix which has little purpose
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The Labour Party has made the first delivery on its promise to produce bold new policy in 2016. Free tertiary education is a daring reversal of the thrust of educational and economic policy of the past 30 years. The proposal is simple, radical and... Read more
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The New Statesman
The future of work - and why Labour would be wrong to ignore itWork – and the lack of it – is one of the most explosive devices on the politic
The future of work - and why Labour would be wrong to ignore it
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
Work – and the lack of it – is one of the most explosive devices on the political road ahead. In all economies, whether complex or basic, workers at every level from unskilled to highly professional must increasingly struggle in, or benefit from,... Read more
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Times of Malta
Shouldering political responsibilityI have always marvelled at the way politicians from the Nationalist Party almos
Shouldering political responsibility
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
I have always marvelled at the way politicians from the Nationalist Party almost always manage to turn a situation on its head, so much so that sometimes it almost seems as if they have created a parallel reality. In this surreal world, lies become... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Melting pot of integrationCOUNCILS should be given statutory responsibility to improve integration, a thi
Melting pot of integration
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
COUNCILS should be given statutory responsibility to improve integration, a think-tank has said. Its research claims Oldham is one of the most divided towns in the UK. The neo-conservative Policy Exchange said forcing councils to publish regular... Read more
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walesonline
'If Labour cared about the workers then they'd curb their militant tendency'Well, the answer is a clear and resounding yes; we will always stand up for the
'If Labour cared about the workers then they'd curb their militant tendency'
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
Well, the answer is a clear and resounding yes; we will always stand up for the rights of workers, and that is why these reforms are so important. The truth is that if the Labour Party – from Jeremy Corbyn at the top, to their Assembly Members here... Read more
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heraldscotland
Think tank calls for basic income to replace benefitsOK, I am old fashioned. Provide a job at a decent rate rather than money for no
Think tank calls for basic income to replace benefits
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
OK, I am old fashioned. Provide a job at a decent rate rather than money for nothing. Provide services you can afford other than those that are necessary for your political representatives to be elected. Use your own currency and make it a hanging... Read more
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Perth Now
Postbox that’s worth $16 billionTECH giant Google is funnelling an estimated $A16 billion (£8 billion) of profi
Postbox that’s worth $16 billion
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
TECH giant Google is funnelling an estimated $A16 billion (£8 billion) of profits a year through a nondescript postbox in Bermuda. The firm has taken advantage of the sunshine island’s zero corporate tax rate to set up Google Bermuda... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Postbox that’s worth $16 billionGoogle tax haven: $16 billion a year in Bermuda postbox | DailyTelegraph Searc
Postbox that’s worth $16 billion
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Google tax haven: $16 billion a year in Bermuda postbox | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website TECH giant Google is funnelling an estimated $A16 billion (£8... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Postbox that’s worth $16 billionTECH giant Google is funnelling an estimated $A16 billion (£8 billion) of profi
Postbox that’s worth $16 billion
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
TECH giant Google is funnelling an estimated $A16 billion (£8 billion) of profits a year through a nondescript postbox in Bermuda. The firm has taken advantage of the sunshine island’s zero corporate tax rate to set up Google Bermuda... Read more
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walesonline
Wales Bill: Constricting, clunky, inequitable and constitutionally short-sightedThe Welsh Government has backed the conclusions of a scathing report which urge
Wales Bill: Constricting, clunky, inequitable and constitutionally short-sighted
walesonline / Posted 5 days ago
The Welsh Government has backed the conclusions of a scathing report which urges politicians to reject the UK Government’s plans for the next stage of devolution in Wales unless major changes are made. A team of prominent experts on the constitution... Read more
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Herald Sun
Postbox that’s worth $16 billionA nondescript postbox is the key to Google minimising its tax. TECH giant Goog
Postbox that’s worth $16 billion
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
A nondescript postbox is the key to Google minimising its tax. TECH giant Google is funnelling an estimated $A16 billion (£8 billion) of profits a year through a nondescript postbox in Bermuda. The firm has taken advantage of the sunshine island’s... Read more
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News.com.au
The postbox that’s worth $16 billionA nondescript postbox is the key to Google minimising its tax. TECH giant Goog
The postbox that’s worth $16 billion
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
A nondescript postbox is the key to Google minimising its tax. TECH giant Google is funnelling an estimated $A16 billion (£8 billion) of profits a year through a nondescript postbox in Bermuda. The firm has taken advantage of the sunshine island’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Little: Backing The Kiwi DreamAndrew Little, Leader of the Labour Party Auckland, 31 January 2016Jacinda, th
Little: Backing The Kiwi Dream
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Andrew Little, Leader of the Labour Party Auckland, 31 January 2016Jacinda, thank you so much for that kind introduction. It’s a pleasure to be introduced by the next MP for Auckland Central.Can I also acknowledge our Labour Caucus, including our... Read more
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